Definition of Partitions

1. Noun. (plural of partition) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of partition) ¹

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Definition of Partitions

1. partition [v] - See also: partition

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Partitions

partition chromatography
partition coefficient
partition of unity
partition off
partitionable
partitioned
partitioned off
partitioner
partitioners
partitioning
partitionings
partitionist
partitionists
partitionment
partitionments
partitions (current term)
partitive
partitive case
partitive cases
partitively
partitives
partizan
partizans
partizanship
partizanships
partless
partlets
partly
partner

Literary usage of Partitions

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"We consider in it a number as made up by the addition of other numbers : thus the partitions of the sue cessive numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, ..."

2. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"Concrete partitions. — partitions of stone concrete of the same thickness as ... Concrete for partitions should be mixed in the proportion of 1 part cement, ..."

3. Algebra: An Elementary Text Book for the Higher Classes of Secondary Schools by George Chrystal (1889)
"Thus P(« | p | q) means the number of partitions of n into p parts the greatest of ... The theory of partitions has risen into great importance of late in ..."

4. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"This air space should be carefully ventilated. partitions BY FREDERICK ... Therefore, such partitions need have only sufficient strength to carry their own ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"These arc formed each from the preceding ones; thus, to form the partitions of 6 we take first 6; secondly, 5 prefixed to each of the partitions of i (that ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1876)
"Thus, take as an example n =7 : the partitions are 1 + 1+1+1+1 + 1+1, 1+1+1+4, ... Also there nre 2 partitions in which only one element occurs, ..."

7. The National Building Code by American Insurance Association, National Board of Fire Underwriters (1907)
"Foundations for stud partitions in lowest story. length not exceeding seventy-five feet, ... All such partitions shall be carried on proper foundations, ..."

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